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starting in florida then virginia, tonight here in ohio. but in these final days, romney and both his running mates making it clear the states they need tomorrow. >> the battleground of the battlegrounds. >> is ohio going to do it for us? >> all: yes. >> your state is the one i'm counting on. >> reporter: this image of romney on the campaign plane today, a senior adviser telling us he wouldn't call romney nostalgic but instead describing him as eager, not nervous, eager. ann romney in these final days walking to the back of the plane acknowledging it has been quite a journey. >> it's been long. >> reporter: mrs. romney is her husband's most powerful weapon on the trail, getting choked up by the size of the crowds in colorado. >> that was quite a welcome. that is amazing to walk in and have this kind of emotion come to us. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: in florida today, the story of a supporter who had saved pins from george romney's run for president, mitt romney's father, the one-time governor of michigan. now his son on the eve of his own shot at the presidency with one final
biden in florida and former president clinton in iowa have been making the president's case for him. >> obama's economic plan is better. his budget plan is better. >> reporter: and diane, starting tomorrow morning, president obama will be campaigning full-time, full steam ahead, going to wisconsin, colorado, nevada, three cities in ohio, and diane, that's just thursday and friday. >> all right, thank you, jake. >>> and what about governor romney? what does he plan to do as the race enters the final stretch? abc's jonathan karl tells us about that. >> reporter: mitt romney was back on the campaign trail today in florida, but with a twist. gone was any criticism of the president, replaced with talk of unity. >> look, we can't go on the road we are on. we can't change course in america if we keep on attacking each other. we have got to come together and get america on track again. >> reporter: recent polls in florida show the race here in a dead heat. romney's most prominent florida supporter told us it's hard to imagine him getting elected if he doesn't win here. >> i think it's very
of tampa, florida. you can see the diversity in this crowd here behind me. that is one of the big issues in this election, one of the reasons florida is such a strong battleground state right now. latinos critical to obama's win. just look at the faces i shot on my phone. young, black, white, latino, men, women. they are the voters who reflect the changing face of america. voters whose diversity mirrors the very man they put into office for a second time. >> when you look at the country today, it's much more like the "modern family" of the country, with where there's minorities, gays, single women than it is about the "mad men" part of the country, which is much more white male oriented. >> reporter: it's not that whites stayed home. there's just fewer of them. they are still a majority of voters. but this time, their share of the electorate was at its lowest ever. so, while governor mitt romney won whites by the biggest margin since 1984, he still lost. that's because of all the groups that voted for president obama. think of them as the diverse "modern family" voter. first, there's min
on interstate 10, about 80 miles east of houston. i-10 runs from florida to california. both sides were shut down for hours. tens of thousands hoping to get to their thanksgiving meal were stranded. >> the cause of the accident was a heavy fog bank rolled into this area which caused no one being able to see and one accident triggered another, triggered another in a chain reaction. >> reporter: fog-related collisions are among the deadliest. earlier this year, 20 died on a florida highway, enveloped in a choking mix of fog and smoke from a brush fire. today in texas, this 5-year-old boy suffered minor injuries when a semi slammed into his mother's suv. its other precious cargo, the thanksgiving turkey. little damian ortiz used it to make sandwiches for the other injured. a roadside meal for those truly thankful, just to be alive. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> just incredible pictures tonight. ryan owens, thank you. >>> and that dense fog causing such terror in texas has been a problem in other parts of the country. in the midwest, a similar challenge and this really struck us. in chicago,
to be the safest bet with 38 winners from that state alone. missouri follows with 26. florida, which sells the most tickets, has seen four winners in just the past three years. >> this big money tonight -- >> reporter: when jackpots soar so do sales. the states are all winners here raking in $60 billion just last year. so where does that money go when you buy that $2 powerball ticket? $1 goes to pay out the cash prizes. the other is kept by your state. it covers the cost and funds programs like health care and education. in florida, more than a billion dollars a year goes to statewide education. in pennsylvania last year, more than a billion dollars went to assist seniors. here's how it works in new jersey. >> so it goes throughout the state into all areas, whether it's in prizes or in revenues through the treasury or into hospitals and centers for the developmentally disabled. >> more goods news for states looking for a boost to their budget. amy robach, abc news, new york. >>> and still ahead here on "world news," the clues in your mirror. what your ears, your hands and more are telling you about
before dawn in virginia, braving lines, rain in florida, children in tow and even guys with surfboards and bare feet as in chicago a woman who went to the polls while in labor then went on to the hospital. >>> talk about the candidates in these last moments, the two men who have been racing to the finish line spent the day proving determination and stamina and abc's white house correspondent jake tapper starts us off in chicago where the president is with his family waiting for results. jake. >> reporter: good evening on this exciting night, diane. president obama and his campaign are gurding hem thfls for a long night and the president said this might spill into the morning but he fully expects by tomorrow he will be re-elected. it is out of his hands and in yours. >> my name is barack obama, you know, the president. >> reporter: at a chicago campaign field office president obama called volunteers in wisconsin to thank them for their hard work. >> hi, is this annie? hi, this is barack obama, how are you? [ laughter ] i'm doing -- you know -- i don't think she knows it's me. >> reporte
in point, charlie beijan. in florida on friday, he staggered through 18 holes on live tv appearing to be in the middle of a medical emergency. >> i thought i was having a heart attack. i felt from the first tee to the 18th. i felt like i was going to pass out but i didn't have a choice. >> reporter: the stakes were huge. his future on the pga tour, his livelihood on the line. >> i told my caddy, i said, we're not leaving here unless i'm getting carted off from the middle of the fairway. >> reporter: no sooner did he finish the round, but the ambulance whisked him away. doctors determined his heart seems to be healthy. turns out he was having a panic attack. the sudden onset of extreme anxiety, causing the body to pump out adrenaline as the "fight or flight" response kicks in. the heart racing uncontrollably. sweating. shortness of breath. 6 million american adults suffer from panic disorders. >> they're symptoms similar to having a heart attack and people fear that they are dying. >> reporter: under the circumstances, it's remarkable he finished the round. in fact, only later from
, hoist into a real bear hug by a pizza shop owner in florida. >>> and, our video tonight has everybody wondering if they were dreaming. let's say you're looking out a window on staten island in new york and you see this. from out of nowhere, a runaway pony, trotting down the street, pursued by a zebra? a stunned store owner grabbed his smartphone so everybody would believe him. it turns out the unlikely pair escaped from a nearby petting zoo. they were caught and returned safely. rubbing their eyes today on staten island. if you see something tomorrow you'd like to show all of your friends, let us know. tweet me your ideas for the "instant index," @dianesawyer. >>> and, coming up, if you bought a lottery ticket with a friend or a co-worker, you have to stay tuned and see what we're going to tell you next. it could change your life. le announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn l
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